Fabian Butler from Wales will not be trapped in gender identities. For this eight-year-old, women’s clothes, high heels, and makeup are a way to express himself. Christening his drag queen persona Francesa, Fabian loves to transform himself into his alter ego.
Even though some of his schoolmates call him “dyke” and “lesbian” sometimes, the bullies don’t bother him. “Go away”, he confidently tells them.
Inspired by the hit TV show Ru Paul’s Drag Race, he told his mother, “I want to be like that.” After The Daily Mail brought his story to the world, Fabian even won praise from his drag queen idol Courtney Act, causing him to break into tears.